Definition of Prunus domestica

1. Noun. Any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas.

Exact synonyms: Common Plum
Generic synonyms: Plum, Plum Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prunus Domestica

Prunus amygdalus
Prunus angustifolia
Prunus armeniaca
Prunus avium
Prunus besseyi
Prunus capuli
Prunus caroliniana
Prunus cerasifera
Prunus cerasus
Prunus cerasus austera
Prunus cerasus caproniana
Prunus cerasus marasca
Prunus cuneata
Prunus dasycarpa
Prunus demissa
Prunus domestica
Prunus domestica insititia
Prunus dulcis
Prunus dulcis amara
Prunus glandulosa
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus incisa
Prunus insititia
Prunus japonica
Prunus laurocerasus
Prunus lyonii
Prunus maritima
Prunus mexicana
Prunus mume
Prunus nigra

Literary usage of Prunus domestica

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Domestica or European types, prunus domestica. Native to western Asia, ... Of late years, hardy races of prunus domestica have been introduced from Russia. ..."

2. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Numerous varieties of both the European plum (prunus domestica L.) and the Japanese species (P. triflora Rxb.) are cultivated throughout the temperate zone. ..."

3. Laboratory Manual of Horticulture by George William Hood (1915)
"prunus domestica includes the following varieties: Bavay, Lombard, Gold Drop, Arch Duke, Diamond, Monarch, Italian Prune, Yellow Gage, and several others. a ..."

4. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"prunus domestica var. damascena. Date, American. ... Mountain. Ximenia Americana. Myrobalan. A variety of prunus domestica. ..."

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